Want a challenge that will take your playing to higher levels whilst adding to your improvisational toolbox of resources?
The triad Pair exercises in this PDF are unique as they tackle the entire chord sequence of the Blue Bossa, a classic tune made up of different chord qualities - Tonic Minor, Minor 7th b5, altered dominant, Major 7th.
This is real life applicable practice material, that you will be able to use, develop and make your own, not isolated unrelated technical exercises.
The exercises are perfect for intermediate and advanced level players of
any instrument as the Pdf comes in Concert, Bb and Eb versions.
The 11 choruses of the exercises on the chord Sequence are as follows:
First and second chorus- the melody embellished with triad pairs
3rd chorus- triad pairs in 8th notes
4th chorus - triad pairs in 8th notes and triplets
5th chorus - a further variation of the 4th chorus
6th chorus- features triad pairs in triplets
7th chorus- triad pairs in triplets with some 16ths added in.
8th chorus - pure 16th notes
9th chorus - a variation of chorus 8
10th chorus - mixed 16th and triplet notes
11th chorus - this features the rhythms of the triad pairs changing every bar for greater variety.
Included in the download:
The 8 string drones of the different chords qualities (minor, altered dominant, minor 7 flat 5, major of the chords in Blue Bossa ) to prepare your ears and fingers with the different triad pairs.
The preparation lines played on the video notated for Bb, Eb and C instruments
The Blue Bossa exercises Pdf for Bb, Eb and C Instruments
Blue Bossa piano play along to practice with mp3 in 3 speeds. Slow-medium and regular.
Please note the Alto saxophone part has been adapted/optimized to fit the entire range of this instrument- it is like a new exercises infact!